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Ethiopic Restaurant

401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
+1 202-675-2066
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tibs” (20 reviews)
“injera” (19 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ethiopic has great Ethiopian food in a very nice setting. This was our children's first introduction to Ethiopian food so while there may be places more authentic in DC this was a good choice to introduce them to this wonderful food and style of eating....More

Thank BoxingLawyer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited here while vacationing in DC. We discovered this place by chance walking down the street after Oohs and Aahs restaurant was too tight to accommodate us. To our surprise it was actually a pretty good cuisine with tasty entrees. We...More

Thank Leon D
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Though I am not a connaisseur of Ethiopian food by any means, we thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Ethiopic. The injera was superb and the Awaze Tibs and Sega Key Wot were flavorful, tender and delicious. The service was excellent, The atmosphere was very comfortable,...More

Thank maineiak07
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here for dinner on the strength of a travel guide recommendation. It was our first trial of Ethiopian food. It is a hike from union station. Service and suggestions were fabulous. The food is truly amazing with complex wonderful flavours...More

Thank moncoer
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was only the second time I visited this Restaurant, and again the food was delicious, the atmosphere welcoming and friendly. The servers were all super nice and attentive, and had only good things to say about why they themselves love the food they served...More

Thank LauraDH
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Went there with a large work group for dinner. We ordered the samplers, as well as additional beef, collards, and lamb. Food was delicious, they kept bringing out injera. Drank the spicy tea, which was delicious.

Thank Maikokw
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Love it ! Be ready to eat the best meal you ever had with your hands . If you are a vegetarian this place has great options !

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Delicious! For dinner with a friend, we split the vegetarian sampler (gomen, miser wot, kik aletcha, dinich wot...not sure which is which but it's lentils, split peas, potatoes and collard greens) and every piece was perfectly spiced and full of flavor. That plus a serving...More

Thank gregkb1
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was my first Ethiopia restaurant and I was not disappointed. Unusual bread and eating with your fingers! We had a blast! We shared a meat and a vegetable platter and all three me (two of them quite large) could not consume everything. I think...More

Thank Rick U
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

, well- it was different specially for my partner - P.S , they don't give you any utensils 🍴, They have this sourdough like pancake and that's what you used as your utensils - The food is alright ... the server were a little slow...More

Thank zossyshe
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The prices. Why aren't they posted on menu?
23 July 2016|
Response from TravelbeeSantaFe_NM | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but prices reasonable. Entrees about $12 as I recall.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-675-2066
  • E-mail
Ethiopic Restaurant focuses on Ethiopian cuisine and culture. Traditional Ethiopian ingredients are introduced to evoke the true taste of Ethiopia. Ethiopic’s authentic Ethiopian food menu will feature vegetarian, meat, poultry, and fish. Ethiopic Restaurant is proud to be the first Ethiopian Restaurant on the H Street Corridor and intends to cater to a wide customer base. We want everyone to feel welcome and entertained.
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